Welcome to STAGBI

STAGBI is a breed society and was established to provide credibility and integrity to the Standardbred and Trotting Horse in Harness Racing and other equestrian sports throughout Britain and Ireland. STAGBI is the approved registration organisation with the UK government department DEFRA and at the 2003 International World Trotting conference STAGBI was recognised and approved as the standardbred registration body for Britain and Ireland.

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Breeding Site

The breeding website is now back live at a new address / URL.

Latest News


Monday, 15th October 2018 at 11am
Held on the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells LD2 3SY
The 2018 catalogue contains over 100 registered Standardbred horses including broodmares, yearlings, two year olds and horses in and out of training.
Catalogues available from Brightwells Office 01568619777

Full details on Brightwells Website

Notice to All Horse Owners - August 2018

During the past few months DEFRA have introduced new regulations relating to their Equine ID Regulations 2018, please take note as they will affect you.


DEFRA now requires that the owner of an equine born in the EU and located on a holding in England must ensure that an application for an ID for that equine is received by an issuing body on or before 30th November in the year in which the equine is or the last day of the period of 6 months beginning with the day on which the equine was born, whichever is later.

In order to comply with DEFRA regulations STAGBI will require that: ALL APPLICATIONS for FOALS born in 2018 are received in the STAGBI office by 31ST OCTOBER 2018.

Please make sure you have sent your foaling return to STAGBI so that Registration Pack (Application Forms, Microchip & DNA sample bag) can be sent to you.

If you require further information or assistance please contact STAGBI office 01570 423377 / 07581438805 / info@standardbred.org

2018 STAGBI Future Broodmares' Race - May 2018

Please click here to read important update about STAGBI broodmare races in 2018.

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